If Poland continues catching up with Western Europe at a similar pace as now it could enter the group of the 20 most affluent countries in the world, the G20, before 2030 – says Piotr Arak, the Director of the Polish Economic Institute.
FDI were perceived as exploiters and poisoners, but investors have developed their policies in the social responsibility of business to fight this perception, and they partly succeeded, said prof. Beata Javorcik.
Statistical data show that in recent years there has been no change in the degree to which Poland lags behind the United States in terms of economic development, measured as the share of employment in agriculture.
The chances for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to pursue infrastructure investments in Poland appear to be rather slim. Its possible involvement could aim at closing any financing gaps or attracting private capital.